Make Fresh Soba the Traditional Way in Gion

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Make fresh buckwheat soba noodles

Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

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  • Grinding soba into flour in a classic mortar
  • きよみず亭⑤
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  • Cutting fresh soba dough into noodles
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Stroll through classic Gion, home of geisha and maiko, then continue your way into the past as you learn the secrets behind making tasty soba noodles. This fun and filling class will show you how to grind the buckwheat, mix the dough, and even the best way to cut the noodles for flavor. After working up your appetite, it's time to eat the freshest noodles around, the ones you just made!
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Stone Pestle Ground Soba Making Lesson
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  • 普通盛り
Make soba in the traditional way, from grinding the buckwheat in a stone mortar, to kneading the dough, and chopping the noodles. Then, garnish your meal with some real wasabi, grown in Amagi, Izu for the perfect complement to your food.
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
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Starting time: 10:30 12:00 13:30
Starting time: 10:30 12:00 13:30
  • 10:30 Meet at Kiyomizutei
  • Soba Grinding and Making Experience (60 minutes)
    Grinding soba into flour in a classic mortar Learn to make buckwheat soba noodles in the old fashioned traditional method, from grinding the buckwheat to mixing the dough and shaping the noodles.
  • 11:30 Soba Tasting (30 minutes)
    きよみず亭⑤ Time to enjoy your work, and bite into the fresh soba!
  • 12:00 Tour ends at Kiyomizutei
Add-ons:
Larger portion + USD 4.52
大盛り For hungry participants, you will be able to make twice the amount of soba and taste it on the spot!
Larger portion + USD 4.52
大盛り For hungry participants, you will be able to make twice the amount of soba and taste it on the spot!
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Restriction(s)
    • Guests with buckwheat, wheat or gluten allergy may not join this activity.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Children under 13 are not allowed to use the kitchen knives.
    • Observers, infants are not allowed to watch or enter the facility.
    • A minimum of two people must participate.
    • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your starting time. Once the class starts, you will not be able to join from the middle.
    • Children under elementary school may not participate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. Your clothing will get soba flour and cooking materials on it.
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    • Staff speaks only a limited amount of English.
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    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
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  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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(4.89/5.00) 4.89 / 5
(9 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

great experience. We learned our own hands to make soba. The chef was very good. We have prepared soba noodles since the beginning of the process. really fun. Finally, we ate soba restored. We r...more
by: Stephen H
Would highly recommend this as a break from sightseeing. The hosts were great and we had lots of fun. We got to eat our noodles after the class. Big recommendation.
It was a little challenging finding the location for this class, so give yourself some extra time. The class was awesome, even though the teacher didn't speak much english. It was easy to follow along...more
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